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Aussie History—a quick review

Ah, The Lucky Country, a slogan that has been touted about for a few decades. Before we hit that 250 year mark from Cook’s 1770 landing, we need a recap. 1,385 more words


Mexico's historic sentence for the crime of femicide; five men sentenced to 697 years in prison

In the state of Chihuahua, where hundreds of girls and women have been murdered since 1990, five men in the northern Mexico region have been sentenced to 697 year in prison for the horrific murders of eleven woman. 157 more words


"man found guilty of murder after 'perverted sexual assault'"

A habitual user of drugs and hardcore pornography has been found guilty of murdering a vulnerable woman by carrying out a “perverted sexual assault” in which a shampoo bottle was forced into her abdominal cavity.

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Woman stabbed 35 times and murdered by two #Stalkers in Delhi's #AnandParbat

16 July 2015, Delhi

19 year old Lakahmi who was shopping with her mother in Delhi’s Anand Parbat area, was attacked and stabbed 35 times by two men who had been stalking her for months. 41 more words

Machismo Under Threat: The Rise of Feminism in Nicaragua

A revolution is underway in Nicaragua, and it is more prominent than ever: Machista cultural attitudes are coming under fire as feminists take the stage and negotiate their rights with influential state actors. 833 more words

Latin American Affairs

Femicide: The Hate Crime You've Never Heard Of

Twenty years after the Beijing Platform for Action set out its agenda to prevent and eliminate global violence against women, such violence is still ubiquitous. Even in the U.S., four women each day die at the hands of a past or current intimate partner. 651 more words

Domestic Violence

"NYC Man Who Attacked Asian Women Blamed Them for Rejecting Him"

In less than 350 days, I talked to nearly 1500 Asian Women and none of them took time out of their day to say hello,” Shaw wrote on June 17 in a post called “Why I decided to leave earth.” “I became furious.

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